FanGraphs has released the 2014 ZiPS projections for the Pittsburgh Pirates. There are a lot of projection systems out there, but ZiPS is one of the most popular ones, and also one of the better systems. As I mentioned last night, I'll be doing some analysis using these figures, and that analysis will come later tonight. For now, here is a quick rundown of what was said in the article.

**Talking about the first base position, Carson Cistulli said that someone like Andrew Lambo paired with Gaby Sanchez in a platoon could result in average production at first base.

**Jameson Taillon would rank third among Pirates starters on the depth chart if he was opening the season in Pittsburgh. I don't think this means he should start the season in Pittsburgh, but it does give a good indication o...

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